JERUSALEM – The 2018 spring semester at Al-Quds University finally bloomed with the first PhD program in Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence) following accreditation from the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education.

Partnering up with An-Najah National University in Nablus and Hebron University, prospective Palestinian PhD students have now been given the opportunity to study at any of these three Palestinian universities in a move the President of Al-Quds University and Faculty of Qur’an and Islamic Studies have strongly welcomed.

“This unique Al-Quds University partnership serves as a model of academic and research relations and raises the bar of education not only for the participating universities, but also for Palestine as a whole,” said President of Al-Quds University Imad Abu Kishek.

In a letter to Al-Quds University’s administration, the Minister of Education and Higher Education, Dr. Sabri Saidam, congratulated Al-Quds University on another milestone, which he said reaffirmed the ongoing development and continued achievements at Al-Quds University.  Dr. Saidam also said it was a ‘pleasure’ to officially accredit the joint doctorate program.

Al-Quds University is a collegiate research university based in Jerusalem, Palestine.  Established in the late 70’s, Al-Quds remains the only Arab university in the city of Jerusalem. It currently offers 93 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, taught through its fifteen degree-granting faculties and institutes.

JERUSALEM – Pursuant with joint academic agreements and partnerships between Al-Quds University and other national and international educational institutions, President of Al-Quds University Imad Abu Kishek and representatives from Edumedic signed an agreement to found the first center for continuing dental education, aimed at providing advanced courses to dentist-hopefuls as well as dentists from the West Bank, Gaza Strip and Palestine 1948.

“This agreement aims to expand and upgrade the professional knowledge of Al-Quds University’s dental school graduates and practitioners by enrolling them in first class practical training programs within Palestine,” said President of Al-Quds University Imad Abu Kishek.

Al-Quds University Faculty of Dentistry Dean Mohammad Abu Yunis says the center “will hold scientific and vocational courses in all dental specialties in order to enhance the professional performances of practitioners.” As a result of ongoing technological advances and new scientific inventions in the medical and dental industry within a short period of time, Dr. Abu Yunis also says the new center will remain up to date on new developments in the area of dental medicine.

Edumedic’s Dr. Mar’i Al-Haj Yahiya expressed his appreciation for the agreement between his medical institute and Al-Quds University, affirming that the training courses “will contribute to the vocational levels of dental practitioners.” 

Dr. Abu Kishek extended high praise to Al-Quds University’s Faculty of Dentistry for its staff and modern and on point instructional courses.

Founded in 1994, the Faculty of Dentistry at Al-Quds University was the first of its kind in Palestine. The Health Complex now holds the Faculties of Medicine, Health Professions and Public Health, in addition to the various health services offered to the Palestinian community.

Al-Quds University is a collegiate research based in Jerusalem, Palestine.  Established in the late 70’s, Al-Quds remains the only Arab university in the city of Jerusalem. It currently offers 105 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, taught through its fifteen degree-granting faculties and institutes.

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